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, the hostage takers claim to have killed 35 hostages and now the algerian government is for the first time admitting there were casualties that resulted from their raid. our sister network sky news said there were reports of a large explosion at the facility a little over two hours ago. what we can confirm is that a little after 7:00 a.m. eastern time, the algerian military opened fire at the facility using helicopter gunships. they were trying to -- it was a raid that went wrong, but they are still encircling the facility. >> what, if anything, is the u.s. military doing to help? >> no u.s. troops have been sent into algeria. we do know that one u.s. drone was repositioned over the facility there. we confirmed that from u.s. officials. that drone is unarmed but is taking visuals of the facility. there are u.s. troops on standby, commanders and forces on standby in germany, but it has not been given permission, we're told, from the algerians for any u.s. forces to go in and help the algerians, have essentially turn down offers of u.s. help. we know there's a national mission, tier one grou
-- read, the federal government. we have more on this story this afternoon. why oprah? do we know that yet? >> reporter: no. a lot of critics are asking the very same thing. remember, after the interview, oprah said that lance armstrong came, quote, ready. now people are asking, did oprah come to that interview ready? oprah said today on cbs that she read and studied for this like a college exam. she came in with 112 prepared questions. you heard her earlier say, he didn't come clean in the manner she expected. but later she said, she was satisfied. listen. >> i went in prepared to have to dig and pull and reference because i was -- literally, in my head on page 76 of the recent decision, if he says this, i will go to that. and if he says this answer, i will go to -- seven deadly sins, page 114. i didn't have have -- have to do that because he was pretty forthcoming. >> reporter: armstrong's lawyers were not allowed to sit in on the interview. oprah was asked why did he come out now? she responded by saying, he said that he was ready. shep. >> shepard: critics point out, the obvious. he's
government said they released hundreds of hostages but not held in the same place. some were hiding. >> i feel safe at the moment. i won't be happy until i'm in the u.k. and see my family. my heart goes out to the guys that are still there. hopefully they will get home safe. >> reporter: one irish hostage told his brother who then relayed to a british newspaper that he escaped when the fifth vehicle in that convoy was struck by the algerian military. he said that the hostage takers had put bomb belts around some of the hostages, but he managed to get out. >> gregg: jennifer griffin, thanks very much. let's turn to lance armstrong. he has finally admitted for all those years and for all the world to hear that he is a cheat he a fraud and liar and bully. his epic career was complete sham. he came clean in an interview with oprah winfrey confessing he took banned substances to win we're talking about testosterone and human growth hormone. >> did you ever take banned substances or dope? >> yes. >> gregg: for years he denied cheating. he called other people liars trying to ruin their reputatio
minister. the two countries, two governments working together to try to work out what they can do to bring had an end to this hostage situation. state department officials would not confirm any numbers, any names, any details about this. they say they want to keep everything under wraps so they can work the channels as best they know how. this, of course, a very concerning situation with these islamic militants taking the hostages. among them some americans, just put the map back up again. we're going to talk about mali in the south. look to the east. it is possibly no coincidence that this gas field is right on the border with libya. the rise of islamic extremism right across north africa is a major concern right now for u.s. officials. >> as you look at that map, you can see mali is well to the south. all of this is related to the fight against islamists in the neighboring country. >> reporter: remember the french launched an air campaign on friday. aircraft, jet fighters, helicopters also going in. they have now made this a ground campaign. remember, we heard from leon panetta just a co
branches of government and some of the articles of constitution coming into play, it was, really, a celebration of our government, our democracy, and our historic traditions. when it came to the president's speech that was different. i agree with what ed said and some of us said earlier, the president said, i campaigned on a bunch of issues and i intend to redeem those promises i made. i will keep the promises. there was talk of common ground but, shep, what he was saying was, common ground, coming together on his terms, whether it was support for entitlements, whether it was women's issues, gay rights, immigration reform, voting rights, gun control, he was basically saying, i won. >>shepard: you are putting women's rights and some of the others all in a partisan matter? he talked about protecting the children from newtown, the way you go about that is a matter of political debate, but you way you get women's equal pay is something for partisan debate but one side or the other does not believe that women are worth less than men because their chromosomes are different. >>chris: i
-electing me, forming a coalition government, though, in israel may be a difficult task, as the margin of victory was not what many thought. live pictures coming in now. let's listen to kriv in houston. >> reporter: let's listen to that. >> i was walking to my next class and... and then i saw... about three guys, just arguing. but i thought that you were just being loud and playing. after i passed by them, i just heard 5 to 10 shots, pop, pop, pop... and that's all. i thought somebody was knocking at the door with a hammer or something. but then i looked behind me, i saw about 50 people just running, crying and you know-- >>> we are going to leave that. you may have noticed, this is a live shot of a person in custody wearing what appears to be a blue sweater, in handcuffs. we saw the beginning of that shot, as he was being walked back toward the campus by police. now, obviously, we don't know why this particular person is in custody, but we know that they have been looking for people involved with this shooting. and there was the possibility of a second -- second gunman, this afternoon
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